Early Years Practitioner Apprentice The Lodge Pre-school and Nursery LTD

A Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprentice is required. The Lodge has exceptionally high standards to maintain, we are respected for our work by our families and our Little Lodgers. The person to fill this role must be forward thinking and show those special qualities that are so important to us here. Duties include: being able to facilitate activities where children can explore, and being able to engage appropriately with families in many different situations.

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Closing date: 27 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed and to be discussed with employer.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Able to facilitate activities where children can explore
  • Able to engage appropriately with families in many different situations.
  • Able to support experienced members of the team to plan appropriate activities to facilitate children’s next steps in their learning. 

The training you will be getting

On programme Training:

  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 2 Early Years Practitioner Qualification
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in English and maths, if required
  • Institute of Apprenticeship Certificate

End point assessment:

  • Professional discussion underpinned by portfolio
  • Knowledge Test

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Further progression onto the Level 3 Early Years Educator qualification. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade Minimum of 5 GCSE'S (A*-C/4-9)) Desired

Things to consider

One staff meeting compulsory per month (paid)

About the employer

We endeavour to offer the best possible start for your child’s Early Years Education. We’ve specifically designed the nursery to reflect our desire to create a warm and welcoming home-from-home environment, incorporating inspiring educational activities both indoors and out, while offering all the comforts of a family home.


The Lodge Pre-school and Nursery LTD





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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Evelyn Nartey


020 3954 4152

Apprenticeship standard

Early years practitioner

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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